Better late than never! DROID MAXX 2 owners on Verizon are now receiving Google’s latest version of its operating system in Marshmallow.
LG G Pad X8.3 owners on Verizon will begin to receive Marshmallow over-the-air today. This update will bring all the latest features from both Google and Marshmallow including Doze mode for battery saving, Now On Tap for contextual awareness, and simplified app permissions to keep you in control of your privacy.
Google has posted their Android distribution numbers for May 2016, and everything has progressed about how you’d expect. Marshmallow continues to grow at the expense of older versions of Android, moving up to 7.5% from 4.6% last month. Read more
The Nexus Player is getting the Developer Previews a bit after the rest. Just yesterday, the second version of the Android N Developer Preview became available for the Nexus Player.
In previous weeks, we’ve seen Sony push the Marshmallow update to its Xperia Z5 and Z3 range of devices, as well as the Z4 Tablet. One device that was missing from the list, though, was the Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact that was still laboring away on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop. Until today, that is, because the Marshmallow update is now available. Read more
The second Android N Developer Preview has been out for just a few days, and people keep noticing changes. We’ve already discovered new features like an extra quick toggle, new folders, shortcuts, and emoticons. With some further investigation, Phandroid was able to get an iPhone-like 3D touch feature working, that could let app developers set homescreen shortcuts for their apps.